Archive - Obituary
October 21st, 2014
Robert E. Krick
Jan. 6, 1923 - Oct. 18, 2014
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Robert E. Krick, 91, of Plymouth formerly of Bourbon, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. at home.
Robert was born Jan. 6, 1923 to John H. Krick and Dora E. (Bowman) Krick at Bourbon. He has been a resident of Bourbon, Kokomo and Plymouth. He was a faithful member of Gospel Light Mission Church of Kokomo. Bob was a United States Army Veteran serving from January 1946 through January 1949.
Orrin Wayne Perkins
Jan. 26, 1933 - Oct. 17, 2014
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ Orrin Wayne Perkins, 81, of Mishawaka, formerly of Bremen passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at Signature Health Care in Bremen. He was born on Jan. 26, 1933 in South Bend to Charles and Hazel Perkins. Orrin retired from Nipsco in 1991, after 40 years of service. He was also a long time member of the Moose Lodge of Mishawaka.
Dimitria H. Bechaka
Nov. 26, 1917 - Oct. 19, 2014
SOUTH BEND ‚ÄĒ Dimitria H. Bechaka, 96, passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 in her residence surrounded by her family.
Dimitria was born Nov. 26, 1917 in Shiatsista, Greece to the late Evangelos and Kaliopei Varveri. On Feb. 12, 1939 in Greece, Dimitria married Harry Bechaka, who preceded her in death in September 1996. They spent many wonderful years together raising their family and making great friendships through their business The Good and Plenty Restaurant in Plymouth.
Oct. 20, 2014
WEST LAFAYETTE ‚ÄĒ Marilyn (Mrs. Fred) Rentschler, 82, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in West Lafayette.
Service arrangements are incomplete at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home in Plymouth.
James W. Campbell
Oct. 19, 2014
KEWANNA ‚ÄĒ James W. Campbell, 66, of Kewanna, died at his residence of natural causes.
Arrangements are incomplete with the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
JoAnne P. Collins
Jan. 15, 1936 ‚Äď Oct. 16, 2014
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ JoAnne P. ‚ÄúPennie‚ÄĚ Collins, 78, formerly of the Culver area, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 at Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Born to Viola Sawyer in Sault Sainte Marie, Mich. on Jan. 15, 1936, Pennie graduated from Sault Sainte Marie High School with the class of 1953. She attended nursing school through Ivy Tech and graduated in 1976.
On May 8, 1954 Pennie married Verner R. Collins Sr. in Sault Sainte Marie Church, Mich. He would precede her in death on Aug. 16, 2003.
Auburn L. ‚ÄėSonny‚Äô Balser
May 1, 1944 - Oct. 17, 2014
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Sonny (Auburn) Balser, 70, lost his courageous battle with cancer on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at 6:01 p.m. with his loving family by his side.
Born on May 1, 1944 in Charleston, W.Va., Sonny was the son of Lestel G. and Galdys P. (Hopper) Balser.
On Nov. 28, 1998, Sonny married Gail Sweisberger in Plymouth.
Sonny was the owner/operator of Granada Van Conversions in Bristol and he managed three trailer parks in the Plymouth area for over 12 years. He also worked for Pioneer Auto in Osceola until his retirement in 2010.
Oct. 19, 2014
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ Ernestine Edel, 90, of Bremen, died Sunday, Oct. 19.
Arrangements are currently pending at the Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen.
Jerry E. Tackett
Oct. 18, 2014
KNOX ‚ÄĒ Jerry Eugene Tackett, 83, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in IU Health Starke Hospital, Knox.
Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is handling arrangements.
Oct. 18, 2014
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Robert Krick, of Plymouth, formerly of Bourbon, died Saturday, Oct. 18 at his son‚Äôs home in Plymouth.
Arrangements are pending at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, Bourbon.
Oct. 20, 1927 - Oct. 16, 2014
ARGOS ‚ÄĒ James Craft, 86 of Plymouth died Thursday, Oct. 16 at 10:30 a.m. at his daughter‚Äôs residence in Argos after a long illness.
He was born Oct. 20, 1927 in Breathitt County, Kent. to Clifton Craft and Meadia Hensley. He lived in the Argos community since 1951, after he moved to the area from his native Kentucky.
He is survived by his wife, Marcelle L. (Hartman) Craft. the couple were married Oct. 16, 1973 in Clintwood, Va. James worked at Eley‚Äôs Saw Mill in Argos as an Off Bearer.
Dennis L. Hepler
Feb. 16, 1959 - Oct. 13, 2014
BOURBON ‚ÄĒ Dennis L. Hepler, 55, a resident of Bourbon, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Oct.13, 2014 at home.
Mary A. ‚ÄúMammie‚ÄĚ Sester
Dec. 31, 1921 - Oct. 15, 2014
WALKERTON- Mary Alice ‚ÄúMammie‚ÄĚ Sester, 92, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, IN.
Mary was born Dec. 31, 1921 in Prestonberg, Kent. to Alan and Maude (Helton) Hale. She was married to Roscoe Jackson, who preceded her in death. She was then married to Edward Sester, who also preceded her in death along with her parents; brothers, Johnny, Addis, Mannis, Paul, Woodrow, Will, and Clell Hale; and sisters, Lila Klingerman and Ruby Kinsey.